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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! In 2015, we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond. Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. Predicting Needs The starting point for an eLearning Strategy is predicting needs.

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Stupidly Simple Strategy to Demonstrate Training Effectiveness

LearnDash

One of the most important aspects about any training initiative is gathering user metrics in the effort to analyze the effectiveness of the training. You could require a 30 minute pre-requisite elearning course where users are introduced to the topic. Since many elearning programs allow you to create quizzes and surveys, this is an opportune time to get baseline data on your users. elearning instructional design training training tools

Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. So, if you’ve decided your company should use eLearning, now it’s time to determine how you’ll create it. Last time, we looked at assessing whether you had the skills to build eLearning internally. Consulting

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. performance goals.

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go.

Design Strategy: The Secret to Effective Content Conversions

Allencomm

Hear from AllenComm performance consultant, Dr. Kate Worlton-Pulham, on topics covered in her upcoming webinar: “ILT to eLearning: A Conversion, Evolution, or Revolution?”. The post Design Strategy: The Secret to Effective Content Conversions appeared first on AllenComm. Corporate Training content conversion eLearning instructor-led training

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9 Strategies to Encourage and Drive Informal Learning in a Remote Working Environment

EI Design

It takes place in structured eLearning courses, face-to-face or virtual classrooms, or as a blend. It supports performance when it’s needed. Learners create mental constructs within which new information is effectively stored in the long-term memory. Introduction.

4 Ways eLearning Managers Can Improve Employee Performance

eLearning Brothers

She is the chief operations officer of a high-level consultancy firm. It may appear that managers who are consistent at improving the performance of their employees have some kind of secret trick. However, if we try to analyze the truth, successful managers know nothing more than other managers, but they all have in common simple techniques that they like to execute within their elearning team. Only when you recognize these key traits of managers will performance improve.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . What Is Elearning? What do we mean by “elearning”?

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. It is only in the third situation (lack of skills) that a course is needed to bridge the performance gap.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

Often, when referred to in a business sense, AGILE strategies tend to focus on more project management or software development areas (such as with achieving continuous improvement, maintaining scope, increasing flexibility, obtaining team inputs, and with delivering high-quality products) than on instructional design strategies. The final form of agility, partnership agility , is key to enabling instructional designers to operate successfully in a consulting nature.

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How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ). Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Gamified learning is one of the most effective methods of learning that have cropped up in the digital age. There are also many reasons why companies put in place gaming systems to help their employees reach effective corporate learning. The best and most effective games keep players emotionally-invested. Here are 7 tips for implementing gaming system to reach effective corporate learning. Same can be said of a team of capable training consultants.

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Falling Prey Of Low Employee Performance? 4 Signs Your Organization Need A Training Program!

Your Training Edge

For worse, they’re not always effective and tend to make both the trainers and employees feel frustrated. If an employer neglects this important aspect of training a workforce, they might soon find themselves in a very difficult situation that might affect the performance of their employees. Read on below to find out the signs that show that your organization needs a training program: Inability To Perform Basic Actions.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

HOW PERFORMANCE SUPPORT APPS ARE FARING IN TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ The incredible expansion of mobile technologies is an important factor that will both drive and support the deployment of workplace learning tools and systems in the area of performance support.” – Charles Jennings (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates, and Founder, 70:20:10 Forum ) The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. Therefore, it is quite natural for these to be touted as one of the best forms of performance support for today’s workplaces.

Top L&D experts reveal winning strategies for training remote workers

TalentLMS

A real superstar of the online learning community, Connie is a learning experience design consultant. She has written two books, Visual Design Solutions and Visual Language for Designers, and is the creator of The eLearning Coach podcast. Whether he talks about eLearning scenarios or the best Thanksgiving turkey recipes, Tim has an extraordinary knack for engaging people. He’s an award-winning freelance eLearning designer, speaker, and author. .

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. Working out loud is one of the means to make collaboration and work effective in today’s context. But IMHO these are very effective micro-learning occurrences that take place in our daily lives – professional and personal – and make it possible for us to function effectively.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

strategy. Strategy 1. When I used to work with organizations on defining an eLearning Strategy, I always worked from a very broad view of needs across the organization and the implications that had on people, process and technology. I initially attacked eLearning 2.0 Instead, I've found that it's much more effective to look at individual opportunities and figure out what makes sense.

New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is excited to announce our partnership with.OrgCommunity for the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders webinar series. Starting on January 24 th from 11:30 – 12:30 pm CT, next year’s series will bring you expertise from a range of topics in eLearning. What’s it about: Ready or not, xAPI has entered the eLearning space. This will make instructional design more efficient and allow eLearning to become more effective. Mobile Learning: A Practical Strategy.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

For anybody to become a Social Learning Practitioner to help their own organization embrace social learning, they need to ‘Walk the Social Talk’.” – Jane Hart (Founder, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies ). “ That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! The eLearning community is headed for more collaboration and less formal instruction.

Personalized Learning Strategies: The Philosophy, Execution, and Pitfalls to avoid

eFront

In the realm of education, personalized learning strategies have been in vogue at a number of district and public charter schools for many years now, and there’s ample research to validate that those strategies really do work. Interestingly, though, it is in today’s highly competitive business environment that implementing personalized learning strategies can provide exceptional return on investment (ROI) to employers. Building personalized learning strategies.

How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

ThinkingKap Solutions

In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. ” If you’ve made it this far in the series, it seems you’re still considering hiring an eLearning partner (impressive deductive reasoning, huh?). Training, especially eLearning, should not be a tack-on to other services.

12 elearning agencies that use Elucidat

Elucidat

Are you looking for an elearning agency to help with your next project? There is a wide array of organizations out there that offer elearning solutions. Choosing an elearning agency . Elearning agencies can inject fresh ideas and creativity into your projects. These internal teams use Elucidat to create high quality, scalable elearning for the long term. Acteon has over 30 years of experience in producing elearning. Elearning Brothers.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Lousy eLearning needs to become a thing of the past. Not many organizations truly have a learning strategy. What they have is a training strategy, and training is no longer enough on its own to support the changing needs of today’s workforce. ” ? The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result. ” – Michael Allen. “ That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! ” – Clark Quinn.

5 Blended Learning Strategies That Actually Boost Engagement

eFront

Because of the way in which most blended eLearning occurs, employers miss out on opportunities to directly engage with a diverse group of staff who, in many instances, may never have the time to be present under a single roof again in a long time. By omitting engagement from training strategies, many companies fail to provide the “personal touch” in their initiatives; they implement training that is impersonal and “cold”. Blended Learning Strategies In Practice.

THE CHANGING FACE OF CORPORATE L&D

Learnnovators

However, after reviewing our many years of work, we realise today that training in isolation is rarely the RIGHT answer for most performance problems, since performance-related issues could find roots in numerous other aspects in the workplace. This great realisation also seems to have dawned on the Learning and Development (L&D) function, which has been doing its best to address these performance issues through ‘trainings’ all these years.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. Typically, in an organization/enterprise, a single community of all employees will not be an effective means of collaboration. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

However, after reviewing our many years of work, we realise today that training in isolation is rarely the RIGHT answer for most performance problems, since performance-related issues could find roots in numerous other aspects in the workplace. This great realisation also seems to have dawned on the Learning and Development (L&D) function, which has been doing its best to address these performance issues through ‘trainings’ all these years.

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7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

You’ve been gathering analytics, reports, and eLearning feedback for weeks, or even months. The next step is using all of that data to plot your next course of action and streamline your eLearning strategy. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Look For eLearning Trends And Patterns.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

You’ve been gathering analytics, reports, and eLearning feedback for weeks, or even months. The next step is using all of that data to plot your next course of action and streamline your eLearning strategy. In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Look For eLearning Trends And Patterns.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

Lousy eLearning needs to become a thing of the past. “ Not many organizations truly have a learning strategy. What they have is a training strategy, and training is no longer enough on its own to support the changing needs of today’s workforce. ” ― Anthony Altieri in his post here. “ The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result. ” – Michael Allen. “ MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. I think that while eLearning has come a long way from the click next culture it used to be, a lot of organizations are hesitant to spend the extra time and budget to include engaging gamification elements in their learning. Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). It has a direct effect on Learning Engagement and on the learner’s motivation.”.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. She’s the creator of the action mapping model of training design used to improve performance by companies worldwide. We need to stop being order takers and instead analyze the performance problem and identify all the ways to solve that problem, many of which likely include providing just-in-time support, often online.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. Working out loud is one of the means to make collaboration and work effective in today’s context. But IMHO these are very effective micro-learning occurrences that take place in our daily lives – professional and personal – and make it possible for us to function effectively.